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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted April 9, 2011 1:34 p.m. EDT

— A Camp Lejeune died in combat in Afghanistan's Helmand province Thursday, the military announced Friday.

Staff Sgt. Jason A. Rogers, 28, of Brandon, Miss., was serving with the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

More details surrounding his death haven't been released.